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Young woman riding her bike in Red Rock Canyon
More Than a Movement: Black Women Seek Diversity and Equality in the Outdoors
This year has been a challenging one for our country. Recent tragic events such as birder Christian Cooper’s assault in Central Park and the nationwide Black Lives Matter protests in response to...
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Need Teacher Resources for Virtual Classes?
Virtual classrooms are becoming a reality for teachers throughout the US. NEEF offers some resources to help educators (and parents) make learning online effective and fun.
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Filming a virtual event with George McBroom at Carters Lake
Making NPLD 2020 a Virtual Success at Carters Lake
This year’s National Public Lands Day (NPLD) on September 26 promises a wealth of virtual events for participants to learn, explore and stay connected to our public lands. Find out how the team at...
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Are You Ready for Asthma Peak Week?
Did you know that the third week of September is considered “asthma peak week”? That’s when asthma episodes, attacks, and hospitalizations for both children and adults tend to spike. See our free...
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2020 DoD Legacy Park Rx Day Award Recipients
The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF), with funding support from the Department of Defense (DoD) Legacy Resource Management Program, has awarded six military installations to...
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Grandma loading a washing machine
What You Should Know About Microfiber Pollution
Scientists estimate that over 8 million tons of plastic enter our oceans each year. One major source of plastic pollution is our clothes. The majority of clothing on the planet is made from plastic-...
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Engineers at a water treatment plant
Where Does Your Water Come From—And How Can You Keep It Clean?
If asked where your drinking water comes from, could you answer? If you’re not sure, you’re not alone. Since August is National Water Quality Month, we’re taking a quick dive into...
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Family road trip
Squeeze in a Safe Summer Getaway Before School Starts
COVID-19 has thrown a wrench into many summer plans. However, you can still take in nearby nature as well as visit some spectacular places online. Here are a few suggestions on finding your best...
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Trash filled waters
Trash Free Waters on Any Timeline
Trash in our waters can cause changes to the habitats that aquatic organisms depend on for survival. Debris that accumulates in rivers, lakes or oceans can smother natural habitats, alter the amount...
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